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We Won’t Go Back: An Open Letter from State and Local Legislators Urging the U.S. Supreme Court to Defend Abortion Access

May 28, 2020 in , ,

In anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s first major abortion rights decision since Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh have taken the bench, over 300 local and state elected officials have signed on to the open letter below, urging the Justices to stand by decades of precedent and reject the medically unnecessary Louisiana law which would shut […]

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Repealing Hyde Not Just an Issue for DC

October 7, 2019 in

By: Rep. Sheryl Cole, MPT Delia Garza, Rep. Joyce McCreight, CM Carlina Rivera Representative Sheryl Cole represents Texas District 46. Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza represents District 2 in Southeast Austin.Representative Joyce “Jay” McCreight represents Maine District 51.Council member Carlina Rivera represents the 2nd Council District of New York City Council. The national conversation about reproductive […]

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SiX Expands Reproductive Rights Team

September 4, 2019 in ,

As abortion restrictions in state legislatures ramp up across the country, the SiX Reproductive Rights team is expanding.  Three new staff members join Kelly Baden, Director of Reproductive Rights, and Sophia Kerby, Deputy Director of Reproductive Rights, and will grow the power of the Reproductive Rights team to provide state lawmakers the support they need […]

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Statement from State Legislators on the Abortion Ban Crisis

May 23, 2019 in ,

The statement below was coordinated by the Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council, a first-of-its-kind national network of over 350 pro-choice state legislators from across the country. The RFLC is a project of the State Innovation Exchange (SiX). “The 2019 state attacks on the legal right to abortion are a crisis. As state legislators from around the […]

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Statement from the Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council on the 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 22, 2019 in ,

The Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council is the only national, cross-state cohort of pro-choice state legislators in the country, with 326 members from 46 states. The RFLC is a project of State Innovation Exchange (SiX). The 46th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision Roe v. Wade comes at a critical time in our […]

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Statement from the Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council on the future of Roe v. Wade and Judge Brett Kavanaugh

August 8, 2018 in , , ,

The reality is chilling: if conservatives have their way, the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision could be overturned and the legal status of abortion could be decided state by state, leaving millions of women to cross state lines in order to access legal abortion care. The risk of the Supreme Court of the United States […]

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